[root(at)jacks /]# /usr/local/mysql/bin/mysqld start
111223 23:08:58 [ERROR] Fatal error: Please read "Security" section of the manual to find out how to run mysqld as root!
111223 23:08:58 [ERROR] Aborting
111223 23:08:58 [Note] /usr/local/mysql/bin/mysqld: Shutdown complete
plz try to start mysql with following 'mysqld_safe'
This should work else post output :)
If you just want to login to the mysql shell, T hen use the following command in the terminal.
Which appears as follows:
[pradeep@localhost ~]$ mysql -u 'root' -p
Welcome to the MySQL monitor. Commands end with ; or \g.
Your MySQL connection id is 2
Server version: 5.5.12 MySQL Community Server (GPL)
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affiliates. Other names may be trademarks of their respective
Type 'help;' or '\h' for help. Type '\c' to clear the current input statement.